Injury Reporting

Work-related injuries or illnesses must be immediately reported to Workers' Compensation. All supervisors and employees should understand and follow the following protocols.

Emergency or After Hours Work Injuries

A supervisor (or next responsible person) must accompany the employee to the emergency room.

Supervisors

Make sure your employees inform you of extended hospitalization and Return to Work restrictions.
Complete the Employer's First Report (EFR) as soon as practicable.

For serious injury/illness or death
Inpatient hospitalization, amputation, loss of an eye or serious permanent disfigurement

Cal/OSHA defines "serious injury or illness" as any injury or illness occurring in a place of employment, or in connection with any employment, that requires inpatient hospitalization for other than medical observation or diagnostic testing, or in which an employee suffers an amputation, the loss of an eye, or any serious degree of permanent disfigurement, but does not include any injury or illness, or death caused by an accident on a public street or highway, unless the accident occurred in a construction zone.

Non-emergency, during regular work hours Mon-Fri (8 a.m.– 5 p.m.):

  • Call Occupational Health Services at 530-752-6051 to schedule an appointment for the employee.
    • The clinic is located in the Cowell Building Map
  • Complete the EFR. Print a copy and bring it with you to the clinic.

Outside of normal business hours, non-emergency:

  • If medical treatment is necessary and UC Davis Occupational Health is closed go to
    • Davis Urgent Care: (530) 759-9110
      4515 Fermi Place, Suite 105, Davis CA 95618
      Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 365 days a year including holidays
      For directions, please click here
    • If Davis Urgent Care is closed, go to Sutter Davis Hospital Emergency Room (530) 757-5111
  • Call 877-682-7778 to report the work-related injury/illness and file a WC claim.
  • UC Davis WC will be notified by Sedgwick/CMS.
  • Complete the Employer's First Report as soon as practicable. 

Reporting injuries over the phone:

You have the option to report your work related injuries directly to the University's third party insurance carrier, Sedgwick, when access to the Employer's First Report is not readily available. Before reporting, make sure your supervisor is informed of your injury. To report a claim, call 1-877-682-7778.

Contact

For injury or illness reporting questions:

Yemi Olowoyeye: ioolowoyeye@ucdavis.edu 530-754-0305

For Workers' Compensation related questions:

Kim Sieg: klsieg@ucdavis.edu 530-752-7243